Project: This is our scene (R & D Award)
A multimedia exploration of street dance, involving a 7-part web-series, a mockumentary film, and documentation of a KC locals performance/battle/jam.
Project: Garden Variety Soda Fountain (R & D Award)
A sculptural and public engagement project taking the form of a mobile soda fountain, with workshops and activities for all ages about growing, fermentation, art, and the civic and political issues raised in the piece.
Project: BLACK & BLUE (Project Award)
A documentary and community dialogue aimed at building a bridge between Black police officers and the Black community during this time of racial tension.
Project: Alter: Art Space (Project Award)
A collaborative, multidisciplinary, artist-run space in Kansas City connecting creative disciplines through interactive environments and unexpected programming
Project: Wak’ó Mujeres Phụ nữ Women Mural (Project Award)
A public mural in Lawrence, KS and a collection of written, audio and video histories, about, for and by women of color.
Project: Eternal Harvest (Project Award)
A short film about the cycle of life, projected on the side of a large, hilltop barn on the Reed family’s rural Kansas farm, and cross-pollinating disparate communities in artistic collaboration.
Project: The Roaming Center for Magnetic Alternatives (RCMA) (Project Award)
A mobile lending library of VHS tapes and video technologies visiting geographically isolated LGBTQIA populations, with artist-led videography workshops to uncover and tell participants’ own stories.
Project: Asiminier: Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles (Project Award)
A feature-length documentary celebrating Creole history and folkways preserved for 300 years in MO, including cut-paper animations of folk tales with narration in the original French dialect.
Project: Paz En El Barrio (Peace In The Hood) (Project Award)
A publication preserving and celebrating the rich Latinx culture within the Westside of Kansas City, released at a special celebration in partnership with the Guadalupe Center.
Project: The Art + Agroecology Project: AgroArt (Project Award)
A live-work residency program on a 22-acre organic farm, culminating in a free publication providing remedies for historical land injustices and celebrating the future Black imagination.